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Oil demand is steady, but now OPEC+ is cutting supply

Apr 3, 2023
The economies of China, the U.S. and Europe will all be affected by the cartel's move to boost energy prices.
An oil tanker delivers crude to a Chinese port. China’s been increasing its oil demand, but that may not offset a potential slowdown in the West, according to Sara Vakshouri of SVB Energy.
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As U.S. interest rates rise, China's are headed in the opposite direction

May 20, 2022
Here in the U.S., the Fed is trying to cool an overactive economy. In China, the goal is to juice one that's flagging.
As the U.S. economy tries to slow down inflation by raising interest rates, China's central bank is lowering interest rates to spur economic growth.
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Economic anxiety has eased in the U.S., unless you're a millennial

Apr 24, 2017
People feel like they're on the "razor's edge" when it comes to health care, says Larry Rosin of Edison Research.
Millennials are now more anxious than they were in 2015, the first year of our poll.
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It's a contraction, not another Great Recession

Aug 25, 2015
Remember the epic fails of automakers, banks and mortgages all at once?

Resurgent U.S. economy to star at global summit

Jan 19, 2015
Is U.S. "the single engine" driving world economy or winning a "least ugly contest"?

Leading indicators released for the month

Dec 18, 2014
Unlike lagging indicators, these give us a snapshot of the economy as it stands.